QSights: Microsoft’s One-Two Punch to Dominate 5G Telco Cloud: A Wake-Up Call to UC Landscape

In the midst of a global pandemic, Microsoft is charging forward to win over the virtualized telco cloud and mobile edge infrastructure in order to dominate the 5G computing era. In late April, Microsoft signed a definitive agreement to acquire Affirmed Networks, and two weeks later, Metaswitch Networks, to gain critical elements of fully-virtualized, cloud-native mobile networking infrastructure. Both companies took the market by storm when AT&T announced their selection as preferred vendors for its Domain 2.0 software-defined network (SDN) initiative back in February 2014. Five years later, Microsoft and AT&T announced a collaboration, laying out their approach to 5G for Business and mobile edge computing capabilities with Microsoft Azure.

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